Saturday, June 15, 2024

Riverdance at 30: Castlepollard man recalls realising an Irish dancing dream

By Lorraine Murphy

Thirty years ago this week, Ireland won the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest with the song Rock ’n’ Roll Kids, written by Brendan Graham and performed by Paul Harrington and Charlie McGettigan. That same night, Riverdance stormed onto our screens as the interval act, forever changing the face of Irish dance and creating a worldwide phenomenon that still tours today.

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